Mennonites Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Jailed Mennonite woman will testify in death penalty case after refusing on religious groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Jewish World Review

    ... or might not have bullets in it, but I'd have to fire it anyway. I can't shoot the gun. I can't shoot the gun." Mennonites staunchly oppose violence in any form and have long protested war as conscientious objectors. One of the Mennonite Church's ...

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  2. Jailed Mennonite woman will testify in death penalty case after refusing on religious groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... or might not have bullets in it, but I'd have to fire it anyway. I can't shoot the gun. I can't shoot the gun." Mennonites staunchly oppose violence in any form and have long protested war as conscientious objectors. One of the Mennonite Church's ...

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  3. Church and Religious EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | TheCourier.com

    Beech Grove Wesleyan Church, 16054 Wyandot County 4, Carey, will hold a spaghetti supper from 5:30-7 p.m. today.

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  4. Pastor Talk: A kingdom dividedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Do we deserve protection from the rampant insanity the world dishes out? The Church is not the fortress it once was. It's a kingdom divided, hundreds of denominations competing.

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  5. 15th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards recognize inclusivity leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | The Abbotsford News

    The 15th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards were held Friday in Abbotsford. Since 2003, community members have nominated businesses, programs, initiatives, schools and leaders that build inclusive communities in Abbotsford, Mission, Langley and Chilliwack.

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  6. Faith-based facilitydiscriminatory,ex-worker claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    It's a sexist religion with a well-documented history of intolerance toward LGBTTQ* people, says Basler, who was raised as a Mennonite, but is now an atheist. It's also the only inpatient psychiatric facility in Southern Health and it operates a substantial portion of the southeast/south central Manitoba region's outpatient services, including the Winkler office where Basler served as an access worker from 2009 to 2015.

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  7. Paul Mowere Longacre, Director of Mennonite Central Committee, prison minister, orchardistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Ephrata Review

    Paul Mowere Longacre, formerly of Akron, died at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community on Feb. 19, 2018, after a long journey with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. He was born Feb. 26, 1937, to Paul E. Longacre and Edna Mowere Longacre, on a dairy farm near Bally.

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  8. Tornado victims in the process of going back homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Times

    Volunteers work on a house at 22nd Avenue in Naplate owned by Kim Zimmerman. The Mennonite Disaster Services are expected to work through June on Zimmerman's home, as well as three to four others identified as needing outside assistance.

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  9. Research funding helps uncover fate of Mennonites arrested by Soviets in 1930sRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | CBC News

    Royden Loewen, director of the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg, says thousands of Manitoba Mennonites will have relatives who were affected by the arrests in the former Soviet Union. A new research fellowship at the University of Winnipeg will help researchers uncover more about what happened to thousands of Mennonites who vanished nearly 80 years ago in the former Soviet Union, many of whom have descendants in Manitoba.

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  10. Buying into my Mennonite rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Globe and Mail

    ... independence. For a Mennonite man, land means you don't owe nothing to nobody. It means you're your own man. Mennonites like to tell stories about how we have moved from country to country to escape religious persecution, to find freedom to live the ...

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  11. Paul Mowere LongacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Paul Mowere Longacre died at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community on Feb. 19, 2018, after a long journey with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. He was born Feb. 26, 1937, to Paul E. Longacre and Edna Mowere Longacre, on a dairy farm near Bally, Pa.

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  12. Central Christian Teens of the Month inspired by parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Walking in their parents' footsteps, Central Christian Teens of the Month Laura Troyer and Kyle Miller found the perfect fit for their post-secondary education at Eastern Mennonite University. "My dad went there," Miller said.

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  13. Et Cetera Shop secures additional spacePosted on Fri. Feb 16th, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | TheCourier.com

    The Et Cetera Shop, Inc. - which operates the Et Cetera Shop, Book ReViews and Ten Thousand Villages - has purchased the former Peerless Glove Co.

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  14. Students present at C. Henry Smith ContestRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | The Goshen College Record

    The students, seniors Achieng Agutu and Deeksha Pagar, juniors Sara Azzuni and Katie Yoder, and sophomore Mandira Panta, each presented an approximately 10-minute long speech about varying topics involving peace. Agutu won the contest and a $500 cash prize for her speech titled, "The Introduction: A Story of Inner Peace."

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  15. Multiple skills help pastor in responseRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | Disaster News Network

    After he graduated from high school in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Rolando Flores trained as an electrician. He wired circuits, transformed power, illuminated the dark, kept energy flowing - all without letting too many sparks fly! His multimeter packed away, Flores now plies these skills in several other roles: as a pastor, husband and father, mediator and peacemaker, and more recently as Mennonite Disaster Service's coordinator of Hurricane Maria relief and rebuilding on the island.

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  16. Valley Arts Society Blends Faith, Music, FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    ... community is a big singing community, so when you put on a community choir in this area, you get a lot of Mennonites involved. That's not what we're shooting for; it's not that we want to be a Mennonite choir," Thomas said. "It takes a while for a ...

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  17. Border Bike Trip Day 15: What We Saw in Ciudad JuarezRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Weekly Standard

    ... with a herd from South Dakota. The biggest challenge they face, however, is the local Mennonite population. Mennonites first settled in Mexico in the 1920s, and their population has since reached 100,000. The vast majority-90,000-live in the state ...

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  18. Ten Thousand Villages closing 9 'unprofitable' fair trade stores, including in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | CBC News

    Items made by artisans around the world are sold in Ten Thousand Villages stores. Nine stores will be closed as the fair trade retailer makes changes to how to sells its items.

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  19. Clever Corgi hitches ride on unsuspecting ponyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | USA Today

    ... something sad in the news." Schenker told the News-Leader she thinks the dog's name is Roper. Her neighbors are Mennonites and tend to keep to themselves. However, their dog makes himself right at home, Schenker said. The Corgi will sneak in through ...

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  20. 60-year-old cards still used todayRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Goshen College Record

    ... EMU. "I wanted to escape that," Leatherman said. "I got to Goshen College, looked around and said, 'Where are the Mennonites?' because nobody even wore a covering anymore." Yoder, originally from Howe, Indiana, joined Goshen in the fall of 2015 ...

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